Synonyms for whip

Synonyms for (noun) whip

Synonyms: lash, whip, whiplash

Definition: a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object

Usage: the whip raised a red welt

Similar words: blow

Definition: a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon

Usage: a blow on the head


Synonyms: whip

Definition: an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping

Similar words: instrument

Definition: a device that requires skill for proper use


Synonyms: whip

Definition: (golf) the flexibility of the shaft of a golf club

Similar words: flexibility, flexibleness

Definition: the property of being flexible; easily bent or shaped


Synonyms: whip

Definition: a dessert made of sugar and stiffly beaten egg whites or cream and usually flavored with fruit

Similar words: sweet, dessert, afters

Definition: a dish served as the last course of a meal


Synonyms: party whip, whip

Definition: a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline

Similar words: legislator

Definition: someone who makes or enacts laws

Synonyms for (verb) whip

Synonyms: whip, scald, blister

Definition: subject to harsh criticism

Usage: The Senator blistered the administration in his speech on Friday; the professor scaled the students; your invectives scorched the community

Similar words: snipe, round, assail, assault, attack, lash out

Definition: attack in speech or writing

Usage: The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker


Synonyms: rack up, pip, mop up, whip, worst

Definition: defeat thoroughly

Usage: He mopped up the floor with his opponents

Similar words: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out

Definition: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

Usage: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game


Synonyms: lash, whip

Definition: strike as if by whipping

Usage: The curtain whipped her face

Similar words: strike

Definition: deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon

Usage: The teacher struck the child; the opponent refused to strike; The boxer struck the attacker dead


Synonyms: slash, welt, whip, lash, lather, strap, trounce, flog

Definition: beat severely with a whip or rod

Usage: The teacher often flogged the students; The children were severely trounced

Similar words: work over, beat, beat up

Definition: give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression

Usage: Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night; The teacher used to beat the students


Synonyms: whip, whisk

Definition: whip with or as if with a wire whisk

Usage: whisk the eggs

Similar words: scramble, beat

Definition: stir vigorously

Usage: beat the egg whites; beat the cream


Synonyms: whip

Definition: thrash about flexibly in the manner of a whiplash

Usage: The tall grass whipped in the wind

Similar words: thrash, thrash about, thresh, thresh about, toss, slash, convulse, jactitate

Definition: move or stir about violently

Usage: The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed